Definition of Knee pad

1. Noun. Protective garment consisting of a pad worn by football or baseball or hockey players.

Generic synonyms: Protective Garment



Definition of Knee pad

1. Noun. A protective garment worn on a knee to protect it from injury, for example due to a blow or a fall. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knee Pad

knee-tremblers
knee arthroplasty
knee baby
knee bend
knee brace
knee breeches
knee bursitis
knee cap
knee cap dislocation
knee injuries
knee jerk
knee jerks
knee joint
knee pad (current term)
knee pads
knee pants
knee phenomenon
knee piece
knee prosthesis
knee reflex
knee roll
knee rolls
knee scooter
knee scooters
knee slapper
knee slappers
knee sock
knee socks

Literary usage of Knee pad

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1. The Chinese as They are: Their Moral and Social Character, Manners, Customs by George Tradescant Lay, Ephraim George Squier (1843)
"This is not so common as an embroidered knee-pad, which is fastened to the same part. ... They have converted their gyves into graces; for this knee-pad, ..."

2. The Chinese as They are: Their Moral and Social Character, Manners, Customs by George Tradescant Lay, Ephraim George Squier (1843)
"This is not so common as an embroidered knee-pad, which is fastened to the same part. ... They have converted their gyves into graces; for this knee-pad, ..."

3. A Chinese and English Dictionary, Arranged According to Radicals and Sub by P. Poletti (1896)
"/us full, a knee-pad of leather ; a cap or crown used in worship. ... a knee-pad of leather ; a white narrow sash or girdle, worn by mourners. pi* n frame ..."

4. The Chinese as They are: Their Moral, Social, and Literary Character. A New by George Tradescant Lay (1841)
"This js not so common as an embroidered knee-pad, which is fastened to the same part. ... They have converted their gyves into graces; for this knee-pad, ..."

5. The Midland Naturalist: Journal of the Midland Union of Natural History edited by Edward W. Badger, William Jerome Harrison, William Hillhouse (1878)
"The umbrella (for beating into) and the sweeping-net are useless encumbrances here, but the digger and knee-pad are absolute necessities. ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1851)
"... numbness about the knee. Pad slightly shifted ; pressure increased by a few turns of the screws. 9 PM—No pulsation in the swelling; pain from pressure ..."

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